Home Ministry released a notice giving permission to conduct pending Board exams for class 10, 12 by following the directed measures.
New Delhi: Exemption from lockdown measures has been granted to conduct Class 10 and 12 board exams by the Ministry of home affairs.
Special buses for students will be arranged by the respective state governments, Home Minister Amit Shah said.
Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted today, i.e. May 20, 2020, to announce that the Centre has decided to allow exemption from the lockdown measures to conduct the pending Board exam 2020 for classes 10th and 12th that was suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak in the nation.
Requests have been sent by the state governments and CBSE for conducting the pending Board exams for class 10th, 12th. The whole matter was reviewed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
29 pending exams for the two classes would be conducted between July 1 and July 15, the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Examinations) said on Monday.
he total cases in India surged to 1,06,750 including over 42,000 cured/discharged or migrated and 3,303 deaths amid lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In the past 24 hours, 140 casualties were recorded.
A staggering 5,611 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours, highest so far.
Infections are now doubling every 13.8 days if data of the past seven days are considered.
Across the country, at least 42,298 patients have cured so far the recovery rate stood at 39%.
Currently, there are 61,149 active COVID-19 patients in the country.
India is the 11th most-affected nation in terms of the total number of confirmed cases, overtaking China.
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